The Politics of Migration

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Facsimiles of 16 essays published from the 1970s to the 1990s offer a variety of scholarly views on migration since World War II. Among them are transnational migration as a small window on the diminished autonomy of the modern democratic state, the function of labor immigration in western European capitalism, non-white minority access to the political agenda in Britain, immigration and refugee policy in the US, immigration and changes in the French party system, and an aggregate data analysis of the National Front vote in the 1977 Greater London Council elections. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Acknowledgements
Introduction
1 Transnational Migration as a Small Window on the Diminished Autonomy of the Modern Democratic State 1
2 Migration and the Political Economy of the Welfare State 15
3 Immigrant Workers and Class Struggles in Advanced Capitalism: The Western European Experience 28
4 The Function of Labour Immigration in Western European Capitalism 62
5 Racism, Migration and the State in Western Europe: A Case for Comparative Analysis 81
6 Race, Class and the State: The Black Experience in Britain 97
7 Class, Race Ethnicity and Political Action 119
8 Nonwhite Minority Access to the Political Agenda in Britain 136
9 Right versus Right: Immigration and Refugee Policy in the United States 157
10 What Was the Profit in Following the Crowd? The Effectiveness of Party Strategies on Immigration and Devolution 196
11 Migration and Citizenship 220
12 Citizenship and the Right to Leave 242
13 The Dynamics of Racial Exclusion and Expulsion: Racist Politics in Western Europe 260
14 Immigration and Changes in the French Party System 280
15 Policy Voting in Britain: The Colored Immigration Issue in the 1964, 1966, and 1970 General Elections 305
16 The National Front Vote in the 1977 GLC Elections: An Aggregate Data Analysis 324
Name Index 335
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